The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 39 41
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 10 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.60% 3.77% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 4.62% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 14
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

BDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 355 325 358
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 92.21% 81.66% 85.24%
Number of salaries quoted 252 256 261
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing BDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Liverpool

BDD
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in Liverpool.

Salary trend for BDD in Liverpool

BDD
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Liverpool over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for BDD.

1 19 (100.00%) TDD
2 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (78.95%) Git (software)
4 14 (73.68%) RESTful
4 14 (73.68%) Ruby
4 14 (73.68%) C#
4 14 (73.68%) MVC
5 13 (68.42%) NoSQL
6 12 (63.16%) Node.js
6 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (63.16%) WCF
6 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
6 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
6 12 (63.16%) Web Application Development
6 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (42.11%) Digital Media
7 8 (42.11%) Internet
7 8 (42.11%) Blog
8 5 (26.32%) Release Management
8 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
9 4 (21.05%) Java
9 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
9 4 (21.05%) Entity Framework
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (21.05%) Code First Entity Framework
10 3 (15.79%) DevOps
10 3 (15.79%) Mentoring

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) NoSQL
2 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (78.95%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.53%) RSpec
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 3 (15.79%) Advertising
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) .NET Developer
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 8 (42.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (42.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (42.11%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Application Development Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Development Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Development Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Development Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Head of Development
6 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 14 (73.68%) RESTful
3 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
3 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (63.16%) Node.js
3 12 (63.16%) WCF
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
4 4 (21.05%) Code First Entity Framework
4 4 (21.05%) Entity Framework
5 3 (15.79%) CSS
5 3 (15.79%) HTML
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 2 (10.53%) Ajax
6 2 (10.53%) HTML5
6 2 (10.53%) jQuery
6 2 (10.53%) Phusion Passenger
6 2 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (10.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Blog
1 8 (42.11%) Digital Media
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) TDD
2 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (73.68%) MVC
4 12 (63.16%) Web Application Development
5 5 (26.32%) Release Management
5 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.79%) DevOps
6 3 (15.79%) Kanban
6 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.79%) Open Source
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) OO
7 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
7 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) C#
1 14 (73.68%) Ruby
2 4 (21.05%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) Smalltalk
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
Liverpool, Merseyside
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